In June 2019, the American carmaker unveiled the all-new Ford Puma compact crossover. Now, the company showcased the most sophisticated top-spec Titanium X variant of the vehicle at the ongoing Frankfurt Motor Show.
The 2020 Ford Puma comes loaded with all the comfort goodies and some exclusive features such as sporty 18-inch alloy wheels with 10-spoke design and Pearl Grey finish. The 2020 Ford Puma Titanium X trim is the company’s first car to offer removable and washable seat covers. It’s also the first vehicle in its category to feature lumbar massage seats and hands-free tailgate.
Features such as wireless charging for smartphones, 10-speaker 575-watts B&O audio system, Ford SYNC3 infotainment system with navigation and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity are also on offer. Read – All-new Ford EcoSport Under Development
The rain sensing windscreen wipers, dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control and rear parking sensors further enhance its comfort levels. The 2020 Ford Puma Titanium X trim comes with a leather-effect steering wheel, unique fabric inserts for the door interiors and cluster bezel and instrument panel with wood effect appliques surrounding.
On the safety front, the compact crossover’s Titanium X variant gets driver assistance technologies including Ford’s lane keeping system with road edge detection to pre-collision assist with pedestrian detection as standard features. It also comes with lane centering, adaptive cruise control (with stop/go) and speed sign recognition. Read – Ford C-SUV To Share 75% Components With New Mahindra XUV500
Some of its key design bits include a honeycomb grille, fog lamp bezels and side skirts with high gloss black finishes and chrome highlights, pronounced wheel arches and body-coloured, heated wing mirrors. The skid plate and rear diffuser have metallic grey highlights.
Powering the 2020 Ford Puma is the 1.0L, three-cylinder EcoBoost petrol engine coupled with an 11.5 kW belt integrated starter/generator (BISG). This system prevents the energy wastage during braking or coasting and uses it to charge a 48 volt lithium-ion air-cooled battery pack. Read – Ford – Mahindra To Co-Develop 9 SUVs
The BISG also works as a motor and provides torque assistance when required. It also runs the vehicle’s electrical ancillaries. It compact crossover can be had either with 123bhp or 151bhp version.